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Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Saurav Ghosal win 73rd Senior National Squash Championship

Dipika Pallikal Karthik and Saurav Ghosal have won the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in men’s and women’s single categories respectively.

The 73rd Senior National Squash Championship was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra from 12 July to 17 July 2016.

Men’s Singles Result

  • Top seed Saurav Ghosal won the Senior National Squash Championship in men’s single categories. He defeated Harinderpal Singh Sandhu by 11-7, 7-11, 3-11, 11-8, 14-12 score.
  • With this win, Ghosal created a history by winning the title for the 11th time. He broke the previous record of RK Narpat Singh’s 10 titles win who had won it from 1946 to 1955.

Women’s Singles Result

  • Dipika Pallikal Karthik (World no. 19) won the Senior National Squash Championship in women’s single categories. She defeated defending champion Joshna Chinappa by 4-11, 11-6, 11-2, 11-8 score. This was her second title after she had won it for first time in 2011.

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